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Activities 2008

 

JANUARY

•  4 th January – Christmas conference

•  26 th January - The Saturday of the month:

"the sky in Winter time. the Milky Way when it is cold"

 

FEBRUARY

•  16 th February – The Saturday of the month: "Valentine's day at the Astronomical Observatory"

MARCH

•  19 th March - Spring conference

•  29 th March – The Saturday of the month: "The sky in Spring time. Bears and lions among the stars"

 

APRIL

•  4 th / 5 th April – “Astrophotography” Course

Theoretical/practical course for an overall introduction the techniques of imaging and digital elaborations.

•  12 nd April – The Saturday of the month: "What is the zodiac ?"

 

MAY

•  17 th February – The Saturday of the month: "The sky of the others. Constellations in different cultures"

 

JUNE

•  7 th June - The Saturday of the month: "light-years. A trip between stars and galaxies"

•  Archeo-astronomy Course

Theoretical and practical course illustrating the Aosta Valley 's most important archeo-astronomical sites.

 

JULY

•  12 nd July - The Saturday of the month: "The sky in summer time. The Milky Way when it is hot"

•  28 th July / 1 st August - Astronomy Summer School (5 th edition)

Saint-Barthélemy – course on practical astronomy for teachers in one of Europe 's best-equipped observatories. One week, after school hours, for teachers, a professional refresher and general star gazing training course.

 

AUGUST

•  11 th / 12 th August - "Etoiles et Musique"

Traditional date with the Perseids for an evening observation organised for the public.

•  16 th August - The Saturday of the month: "Partial Lunar eclipse"

•  29 th / 31 st August – Star Party and Summer conference

17th edition of Italy 's longest running STAR PARTY, organised with UAI.

 

SEPTEMBER

•  20 th September - The Saturday of the month: "Summer is ending and the equinox is arriving"

•  September / November – Cosmology course

Course at the OAVdA for an overall introduction to Cosmology. Lessons on Tuesdays.

 

OCTOBER

•  4 th October – The Saturday of the month: "The sky in Autumn time. The Andromeda's myth"

•  Autumn conference

 

NOVEMBER

•  15 th November - The Saturday of the month: "The Leonids, the other meteor shower "

 

DECEMBER

•  6 th October – The Saturday of the month: "Galileo Galilei's Moon"

•  Winter conference

•  Christmas 2008 - a themed conference

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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